15 quotes from India’s COVID-19 trip

Released in 2014, StoryBites is a weekly feature of YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles from the past week (see previous issue here). This special compilation series focuses on the fight against COVID-19 in India.. Please share these quotes and excerpts with your networks and check back in the original articles for more information.

See also our selection of Main appointments of 2021 in entrepreneurship, Investment, digital transformation, storytelling, the Indian Opportunity, pandemic Resilience, failover, Design, Y Art.


Society has developed a healthy appreciation and understanding of authenticity and conscientiousness. – Ajay Jain, Tata Motors

COVID-19 has been a huge learning experience in terms of all the things we can suffer from and how we deal with that pain. – anna lyons

Creating design systems that are resistant to change that can rotate between remote and live contexts has been the primary responsibility. – Dhilip Kumar, BYJU’S

It was important to discover measures to keep employees engaged and help them feel a sense of belonging to the company as more employees work remotely. – Girish Rowjee, greytHR

Our new business model focused on more efficiently cost-structured contracts, revenue sharing, and improved technology integration. We believe that we are stronger than we were before COVID-19. – Krishna Kumar, Isthara Parks

By February 27, all schools in Japan were closed. I was at the airport and wrote an email to the executive team that all the schools in the world would soon follow. – Jeff MaggioncaldaCoursera


The pandemic has given me space and time to reflect on various dynamics of life and living. It has given me the strength to endure and overcome as a reflection of external realities. – Roja Sanchana, Indian Art Festival

User behavior has seen a strong change online after COVID-19. We introduced online reservations and have seen strong growth during the last academic session. – Venayak Saran Gupta, your space

The third big change happened due to COVID-19 and the whole network went crazy. Non-essential shipments could not be moved throughout April and May 2020.- Chanakya Hridaya, Black Buck

We saw a boom in online art shows and virtual art festivals during the pandemic. – Rajendra, Indian art festival

Online learning will happen in all schools, remote work will happen in all companies. You will still have offices, but much more remote work. – Jeff MaggioncaldaCoursera

The return to work has seen an uptick in the men’s and women’s workwear segment. – Sharon Country, Myntra


We are 65% working professionals and 35% students as of now and have seen a 10% increase in rent post COVID-19. – Sneha Choudhry, Zolostays

The swing of the pendulum is now clearly visible on business travel and we expect this trend to continue. – Kavikrut, OYO

Single occupancy rooms are in high demand as the demand and preference for more personal space and privacy have increased post-COVID-19. – Krishna Kumar, Isthara Parks

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